A Knock-Out Punch

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” (Romans 8:18). As a writer, I spend a lot of time in my head. Sometimes that is not a good thing because my mind is often the ring of a prize fight. Though many of my thoughts are good and revolve …

A Mouse Door-Keeper

“In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions, and old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my spirit in those days and they will prophesy.” (Acts 2:17,18 Joel 2:28-32). In Monday’s …

Mind, Body, and Soul

It’s that time of year again. I always feel sluggish and (there is no better word for it)…fat. I know, I know, I know. I shouldn’t say that word, but when my buttons don’t close on my jeans without discomfort, it is reality. Last night my dear husband proclaimed (again) that he no longer wants me to cook anything for …

Over Comers!

I’ve never been so ready for a new year and so full of resolutions and energy to take the offensive in this battle. I felt this way until I got an e-mail last night from a dear friend whose husband was just told he has lymphoma. Cancer. It has struck again. I confess; my immediate heart thought was one of …

2011 Worship Resolution

The definition of “sense” according to my old, tattered college Webster dictionary: The ability of the nerves and the brain to receive and react to stimuli, as light, sound, impact, constriction etc…. I want to employ my senses to experience God. I want to touch His face, smell His presence, and hear His whisper. I want to feel His arms …